MARINETTE—A 19-year-old Menominee man will spend time in prison for drug crimes.
Mason T. Berden, 2208 14th Ave., was sentenced Friday in Marinette County Circuit Court Branch 2 to four years in prison, followed by three years extended supervision, for possession with intent to deliver cocaine—greater than 1 to 5 grams, and five years in prison, followed by five years extended supervision for possession with intent to deliver narcotics. Those sentences will run concurrently.
Both those charges are felonies. Berden also received an eight-month jail sentence, followed by four months extended supervision, for a misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance. That sentence will run concurrent to the other two sentences.
A felony charges of possession with intent to deliver non-narcotics, along with misdemeanor charges of possess amphetamine/LSC/Psilocin, possess drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct were dismissed, but read in for sentencing purposes.
The offenses happened on Dec. 14, 2020, and Berden entered guilty pleas on Feb. 25.